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Valais wine kingpin held as fraud scandal grows

Valais wine kingpin held as fraud scandal grows

A bizarre scandal is swirling around one of Switzerland's leading wine producers after he was arrested last week along with a computer hacker, a detective and a spy.

Federer wins Halle tourney for seventh time

Federer wins Halle tourney for seventh time

Switzerland's Roger Federer won the Halle grass court tennis tournament in Germany for the seventh time on Sunday with a 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/3) victory over Colombia's Alejandro Falla.

Swiss score dramatic 2-1 win against Ecuador

Swiss score dramatic 2-1 win against Ecuador

Switzerland won its first World Cup football game in dramatic fashion in Brasilia on Sunday with a 2-1 win against Ecuador.

Police probe death of woman hit by streetcar

Police probe death of woman hit by streetcar

Geneva cantonal police are looking for witnesses following the death of a 44-year-old Swiss woman struck by a streetcar at the weekend.